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Eva Figes
(1932-2012) born on
Jan 00
German-English writer. She was awarded the Guardian Fiction Prize in 1967 for "Winter Journey."
Providing for one's family as a good husband and father is a water-tight excuse for making money hand over fist.

The much vaunted male logic isn't logical, because they display prejudices -- against half the human race -- that are considered prejudices according to any dictionary definition.
When modern woman discovered the orgasm it was (combined with modern birth control) perhaps the biggest single nail in the coffin of male dominance.
Sadly, man recognises that the ideal, submissive woman he has created for himself is somehow not quite what he wanted.
There is a hidden fear that somehow, if they are only given a chance, women will suddenly do as they have been done by.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "A View of My Own," in Nova (Jan. 1973).
R: Interview in "Women Writers Talk," ed. Olga Kenyon, 1989.
A: In "The Descent of Woman," by Elaine Morgan, 1972.
N: "Patriarchal Attitudes," 1970.
K: "Patriarchal Attitudes," 1970.

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